Virtually car-less streets, horses pulling carts laden with beer barrels and washing hanging on pulleys from windows.
Children play in the streets, people browse in the shop windows and a bobby wanders down the Royal Mile on his beat. PLAYTIME: (Gifford Park, off South Clerk Street, before 1929)
These pictures of Edinburgh in the 1920s give a fascinating glimpse of everyday life in the Capital 100 years ago. (Gifford Park, 1929)
A century has, of course, seen huge changes in the Capital but many of Edinburghs most famous spots are easily recognisable from the 1920s photographs. (Royal Mile, 1920s)
The start of the decade saw the Edinburgh Extension Act widen the citys boundaries to incorporate Leith, Colinton, Corstorphine, Cramond, Gilmerton, Liberton and Longstone into the Capital. (Grassmarket)